The art world is a constantly changing world;
Like the world.Students who study the history of art and culture find that they study for a long time;
From prehistoric times to the most recent artists.
In the early history of art, you find artists like Francisco goya and gustave courbey, whose works are very realistic: their themes are recognizable and require obvious talent and work to complete.
In the world of contemporary art, we find artists like Henri Matisse and Barnett Newman, whose works include abstract figures, solid color blocks and simple lines.
For audiences who have not studied these works, there must be a learning gap, which may prevent them from fully enjoying works as admirable as Jan Van Eyck’s.
When approaching works composed of colored blocks, simple shapes, simplified graphics and subjective artistic methods, many audiences become closed.
When typical forms of art may have been found during the Renaissance, it is difficult to consider these works of art.
To an outsider in the art world, people may simply walk past Joseph albers and refuse to acknowledge that they claim to be able to create and do not seem to need anything to make.
It is not very difficult to understand this position, especially when we understand that mastering art is mastering realism.
Being able to create a direct copy of a person or object on a canvas is the best way to get compliments from teachers and peers.
In trying to understand abstract art, it is important to understand the different ways in which art is handled and criticized.
It is easy to appreciate Van Eyck or Raphael because it requires obvious skill and mastery to draw the portrait and paint it perfectly on the canvas.
However, in order to appreciate abstraction, our focus should not be on realism, but on the success of a work in evoking emotions and artistic elements: color, shape, line, texture, space, value and so on.
The Oxford dictionary defines art as “the expression or application of human creative skills and imagination, usually in visual form, such as painting or sculpture, to make works primarily for their beauty or emotional power.”
By this definition, abstract art can be considered as the highest art form.
Abstract art often does not attempt to direct the audience in any direction in response.
The analysis did not use carefully selected images to set meaning.
Abstract artists use the most primitive elements of art and assume that the audience will acquire their own meaning.
The idea is often puzzling.
For artists, creating an image that is not intended to generate a specific response can often be interpreted as lazy or less in-depth.
This incorrect evaluation prevents the audience from exploring their personal interpretation of art.
In order to fully understand and appreciate abstract art, the audience must be willing to fully absorb the elements of the work and explore their own minds.
If the audience is open, it can be an emotional experience to stand in front of Rothko, surrounded by white walls and completely engulfed by color, line and texture.
Instead of trying to evaluate the quality of the brush stroke or trying to carefully examine the object you are trying to represent, stand in front of the work.
When you can see a piece of work and allow yourself to respond emotionally to artistic elements, you can fully enjoy abstract works of art